NARCIS is a service of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services). DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO. NARCIS provides access to scientific information, including (open access) publications from the repositories of all the Dutch universities, KNAW, NWO and a number of research institutes, datasets from some data archives as well as descriptions of research projects, researchers and research institutes.
DANS aims to stimulate access to and re-use of the information in NARCIS as much as possible.
Downloading of the information in NARCIS, or copying it in any other fashion, is permitted. One exception applies to this regulation. Re-use of information in the sections "Persons" and "Organizations" is restricted. Due to contractual and legal reasons information on persons and organizations presented in these sections may not be crawled, or copied in any other fashion. Re-use of information in the sections "Persons" and "Organizations" is allowed solely and in very small measure for personal exercise, study or use.
Harvesting1 the information in NARCIS is permitted only after registration. A restriction regarding the use of information in the sections "Persons" or "Organizations" is applicable. You may register by submitting a filled out online form to DANS. Following your registration you will remain informed of changes and other important information. Should you have any questions, please contact the functional manager at email@example.com. When presenting, displaying or publishing the harvested data you are requested to place the following notice:
"This information has been collected from NARCIS, a service of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services). DANS is an institute of KNAW and NWO".
It is required to contact the functional manager of NARCIS at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss possibilities regarding the use of information in the sections "Persons" or "Organizations".
The NARCIS network shall perform its duties, within the scope of keeping NARCIS as complete, up-to-date and truthful as possible, to the best of its knowledge and abilities. The KNAW shall accept no liability for claims arising from any errors, omissions or redundancy, which may occur in spite of this.
1DANS takes harvesting to mean the application of software that uses the OAI-PMH protocol in order to collect and index metadata.
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